The BEST Episodes of Big Sky (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 20, 2021

Network: ABC (US)

Private detectives Cassie Dewell and Cody Hoyt join forces with his estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. But when they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.

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Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing

#1 - Love Is a Strange and Dangerous Thing

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 19, 2021

Cassie and Jenny leave the Kleinsasser women to forge their own path, ridding themselves of their ranch troubles and heading back home; Ronald leads the team on a wild goose chase, straight into the arms of the syndicate.

star 7.86
355 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Elwood Reid, Matthew Tinker
Wakey Wakey

#2 - Wakey Wakey

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 30, 2021

After Ronald’s escape, Cassie distracts herself with work at Dewell & Hoyt while Jenny, recovering from her near-death experience, decides to take Sheriff Tubb up on his offer for her to rejoin the force. Yet, even as these two seem to move in different directions, it won’t be long before a mysterious accident leads them to cross paths. Elsewhere, Ronald is wrapped up in something he can’t get out of but who did the wrapping?

star 7.74
200 votes
Directors: Jeff T. Thomas
Writers: Elwood Reid
Nice Animals

#3 - Nice Animals

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired May 5, 2021

Cassie, Jenny, Jerrie and Lindor work to get things back on track when the motel is reduced to rubble and both the Kleinsasser and Ronald cases not doing much better. At the ranch, Cheyenne seizes an opportunity to shift the family power dynamic in her favor and all it will take is the truth.

star 7.72
349 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Elwood Reid, Jonathan Shapiro
Let It Be Him

#4 - Let It Be Him

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 17, 2021

While knocking on doors and searching for clues, Cassie unexpectedly comes face-to-face with Ronald, which puts her in danger and triggers her memory from the pair’s prior meeting. Elsewhere, not feeling like she can trust her husband, Merilee makes a life-changing decision that puts both her and Rick’s fates into her own hands.

star 7.71
450 votes
Directors: Michael Goi
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro

#5 - Huckleberry

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 7, 2021

Cassie takes on a missing person case brought in by a concerned girlfriend while Jenny continues to search for clues relating to the mysterious truck accident. As they check in with each other, the two eventually realize they are working the same case. However, they are not the only ones looking for answers as a new face comes to town hellbent on taking what she believes is rightfully hers. Meanwhile, Max, Harper, Madison and Bridger are at odds over the stolen money.

star 7.70
174 votes
Directors: Christina Voros
Writers: Sharon Lee Watson
Bitter Roots

#6 - Bitter Roots

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired May 12, 2021

When Scarlet gets an alarming call that her sister is missing, Ronald realizes just how twisted his situation has become and must decide his next move. Meanwhile, Cassie, Jenny, Gil and Rosie find themselves in a whole mess of trouble on the ranch, forced to face off against the worst of the Kleinsasser bunch. But this team is tough and even the strongest family trees can fall.

star 7.69
348 votes
Directors: Alonso Alvarez
Writers: Dominique Arrianne Holmes, Elwood Reid
A Good Day to Die

#7 - A Good Day to Die

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 16, 2020

Jenny and Cassie feel as if they’re closing in on Legarski, but they are racing against the clock as he and Ronald are preparing to move the girls. Jerrie makes one last attempt to convince Ronald to let them go. Elsewhere, Cassie visits Merilee to question her about her husband and Ronald aggressively confronts his mother.

star 7.68
516 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Jonathan Shapiro
The End is Near

#8 - The End is Near

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 10, 2021

Cassie and Jenny grow more suspicious of the circumstances with every visit to the hospital, while Ronald finds himself in a precarious situation thanks to a nosy paperboy. With his back against the wall, Ronald will have to address his inner demons and decide just how far is too far.

star 7.62
441 votes
Writers: Morenike Balogun
White Lion

#9 - White Lion

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 28, 2021

Cassie and Jenny hear that a body has been discovered on the Kleinsasser ranch and, fearing the worst, Jenny takes the investigation up a notch, but the Kleinsassers have a plan of their own. Meanwhile, Cassie teams up with Lindor to follow a hot lead on Ronald, who, suspicious that his whereabouts have been revealed, decides to do some damage control—or perhaps just damage.

star 7.62
331 votes
Directors: Christina Voros
Writers: Elwood Reid, Morenike Balogun
I Fall to Pieces

#10 - I Fall to Pieces

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 3, 2021

Cassie and Jenny work against the clock to find Ronald and prove Legarski’s guilt, calling on Grace to join their efforts and bravely help them in the process. Just when all the pieces start falling into place, Ronald’s emotions get the best of him as he makes an unthinkable decision, even for him. Merilee plays an unwilling and life-changing role in turning the case on its head.

star 7.60
455 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
 No Better Than Dogs

#11 - No Better Than Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 21, 2021

Cassie and Jenny each face a dangerous attempt to run them out of town while Jerrie has a close encounter with a dangerous threat of her own. Back at the ranch, Blake returns home, where he receives anything but a warm welcome. This ain’t your typical family reunion.

star 7.57
368 votes
Writers: Brian McCauley Johnson, Elwood Reid
All Kinds of Snakes

#12 - All Kinds of Snakes

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 14, 2021

Jenny gets a call from an old flame.

star 7.55
367 votes
Writers: Elwood Reid, Maria Stern
The Wolves Are Always Out for Blood

#13 - The Wolves Are Always Out for Blood

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 27, 2021

After Jenny and Cassie learn the truth about Cody’s fate, they decide to officially team up to track down Ronald. Elsewhere, Merrilee grapples with the fact that she didn’t truly know her husband, while Helen learns more about her son’s recent activities.

star 7.52
496 votes
Directors: Mark Tonderai
Writers: Maria Sten

#14 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 18, 2020

While on a road trip to visit her boyfriend in Montana, Danielle Sullivan and her sister Grace are kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote part of the highway, setting off a chain of events that leads private detectives Cody Hoyt and Cassie Dewell to team up with Cody’s estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt, to search for the sisters. But when the investigators discover these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, it’s clear they’ve stumbled onto something much bigger than them all.

star 7.52
695 votes
Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writers: David E. Kelley
You Have to Play Along

#15 - You Have to Play Along

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 14, 2021

After officially teaming up, Jenny and Cassie sit down with Tubb who reveals that this one goes far beyond their jurisdiction. Realizing Travis may be a man on the inside, Jenny reaches out for intel and learns the cartel is involved. With Tonya still missing and fearing the worst, Cassie and Jenny kick their search into high gear. Meanwhile, the kids’ plan continues to fall apart, with secrets and scheming threatening to land them in hot water.

star 7.50
129 votes
Directors: Tasha Smith
Writers: Kyle Long
The Big Rick

#16 - The Big Rick

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 2, 2020

Still on the search for the missing girls, Cassie grows more suspicious of Legarski after a threatening conversation between the two. Meanwhile, Grace manages to make headway on the girls’ quest for freedom. Merilee pleads with Legarski to open up emotionally before it’s too late, and Helen finally confronts Ronald about his increasingly strange behavior.

star 7.49
537 votes
Writers: David E. Kelley, Jonathan Shapiro
Catastrophic Thinking

#17 - Catastrophic Thinking

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 14, 2021

A case takes a macabre and deadly turn.

star 7.48
402 votes
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
Unfinished Business

#18 - Unfinished Business

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 9, 2020

Unsatisfied with the investigation now that the girls’ disappearance has made headlines, Cassie and Jenny take things into their own hands, tapping into their individual strengths to make headway in the case. Meanwhile, Legarski attempts to keep cool, but Ronald takes a different approach to protecting himself. Still captive, Danielle and Jerrie tend to Grace, who makes a painful decision in an attempt to save them all.

star 7.45
539 votes
Writers: Annakate Chappell, Matthew Tinker
Nowhere to Run

#19 - Nowhere to Run

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 25, 2020

Forced to form an unlikely team, Cassie and Jenny set out to continue the search for the missing girls. Meanwhile, Danielle, Grace and Jerrie get to work on planning their escape, leading Legarski to struggle with the consequences of his actions as a distracted Ronald deals with a difficult relationship with his mother.

star 7.42
585 votes
Directors: Paul McGuigan
Writers: David E. Kelley